Posts tagged with ‘STC Ratings’

  • Simplifying STC with SIPS

    By Premier SIPS on February 14, 2017
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    Because of their high energy efficiency, structural insulated panels (SIPs) are commonly used for exterior walls and roofs, but a new noise reducing SIP assembly for interior walls has been developed. These assemblies simplify the construction of STC 50 or higher walls, while also meeting fire-rating requirements, in some cases.  STC / Hourly Wall Assembly Brochure. Testing by an independent laboratory […]
  • How SIPS simplify STC – via The Construction Specifier

    By Premier SIPS on December 19, 2016
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    Originally published online at The Construction Specifier Using structural insulated panel assemblies to keep the pease in hotels and multifamily units. In the Dr. Seuss book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the title character says he is grumpy because of “the noise, noise, noise, noise” from his neighbors.  Anyone who has stayed in a hotel or lived in multifamily housing […]
  • SIPS Provide Dual Sound and Fire Performance

    By Premier SIPS on March 11, 2016
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    Premier SIPs Pass Testing Requirements for Sound Transmission and Fire Resistance, STC / Hourly Wall Assembly Brochure Dual sound and fire performance make SIPS an ideal choice for town homes, condos, apartments and hotels, when fire safety and sound transmission are important.   Sound control is important in lodging structures, multi-family apartments, condominium complexes, as well as Senior Living Facilities or any […]
  • Quiet Multi-Family Spaces

    By Premier SIPS on November 19, 2015
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    Premier SIPs Pass Testing Requirements for Sound Transmission and Fire Resistance It’s a challenge to get a stick-framed structure to meet both sound transmission and fire resistance ratings, but with Premier SIPs it can be done quickly and cost effectively. Sound control is important in lodging structures, multi-family apartments, condominium complexes, as well as Senior Living Facilities or any building […]
  • Speak Up I Can’t Hear You!

    By Premier SIPS on March 13, 2014
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    Other than the fact that I’m getting older and my hearing isn’t what it once was, our SIP house is very quiet.  Noise from the neighborhood, wind, car traffic and kids playing outside are very hard to hear from inside our SIP house.  With this being the case shouldn’t we be using SIPs in all cases where acoustical concerns are […]